Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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The data below is delayed by 3 months.

Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Citigroup 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Credit Suisse 10% 48% 19% 76.1%
Morgan Stanley 0% 63% 13% 75.0%
Peel Hunt 38% 8% 27% 73.1%
JP Morgan Cazenove 33% 17% 17% 66.7%
Numis 11% 22% 33% 66.6%
Bank of America M... 0% 17% 50% 66.7%
Kepler Cheuvreux 0% 33% 33% 66.6%
Liberum Capital 45% 9% 9% 63.7%
Berenberg 8% 23% 23% 53.9%
Barclays Capital 15% 6% 32% 53.0%
Jefferies Interna... 20% 0% 30% 50.0%
RBC Capital Markets 0% 22% 28% 50.0%
UBS 11% 11% 26% 48.1%
Shore Capital 13% 27% 7% 46.7%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Citigroup 100.00%
Liberum Capital 45.45%
Peel Hunt 38.46%
JP Morgan Cazenove 33.33%
Jefferies International 20.00%
Deutsche Bank 15.38%
Barclays Capital 14.71%
Goldman Sachs 13.64%
Shore Capital 13.33%
Numis 11.11%
UBS 11.11%
HSBC 10.00%
Credit Suisse 9.52%
Berenberg 7.69%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 0.00%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Morgan Stanley 62.50%
Credit Suisse 47.62%
Kepler Cheuvreux 33.33%
Shore Capital 26.67%
Berenberg 23.08%
Numis 22.22%
RBC Capital Markets 22.22%
JP Morgan Cazenove 16.67%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16.67%
Goldman Sachs 13.64%
UBS 11.11%
HSBC 10.00%
Liberum Capital 9.09%
Peel Hunt 7.69%
Barclays Capital 5.88%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Macquarie 100.00%
HSBC 70.00%
Deutsche Bank 61.54%
Goldman Sachs 54.55%
Shore Capital 53.33%
UBS 51.85%
Jefferies International 50.00%
Barclays Capital 47.06%
Berenberg 46.15%
RBC Capital Markets 44.44%
Liberum Capital 36.36%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33.33%
JP Morgan Cazenove 33.33%
Numis 33.33%
Kepler Cheuvreux 33.33%